HALIFAX, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - It's that time of year again! Students are heading back to school, and many college and university students are packing up to move to an out-of-town campus or apartment. As parents and students finish their to-do lists for the big move, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) reminds them of an important item that's often overlooked: tenant's insurance.
"Moving away from home to go to school is exciting, but it brings more responsibility," said Amanda Dean, Vice-President, Atlantic, IBC. "To help make sure your belongings are taken care of, tenant's insurance is a must. It's really something you can't afford not to have."
IBC's Top 10 reasons for students to purchase tenant's insurance:
"IBC encourages you to speak with an insurance representative to find out more about tenant's insurance," added Dean. "For further information, phone IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC."
About Insurance Bureau of Canada
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up 90% of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC has worked with governments across the country to help make affordable home, auto and business insurance available for all Canadians. IBC supports the vision of consumers and governments trusting, valuing and supporting the private P&C insurance industry. It champions key issues and helps educate consumers on how best to protect their homes, cars, businesses and properties.
P&C insurance touches the lives of nearly every Canadian and plays a critical role in keeping businesses safe and the Canadian economy strong. It employs more than 118,000 Canadians, pays $6.7 billion in taxes and has a total premium base of $48 billion.
For media releases and more information, visit IBC's Media Centre at www.ibc.ca. Follow IBC on Twitter @InsuranceBureau and @IBC_Atlantic or like us on Facebook. If you have a question about home, auto or business insurance, contact IBC's Consumer Information Centre at 1-844-2ask-IBC.
If you require more information, IBC spokespeople are available to discuss the details in this media release.
SOURCE Insurance Bureau of Canada
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For further information: To schedule an interview, please contact: Celyeste Power, Manager, Media Relations, IBC, 416-362-2031 ext. 4312, 647-384-9872, [email protected]
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is the national industry association representing Canada's private home, auto and business insurers. Its member companies make up the vast majority of the property and casualty (P&C) insurance market in Canada. For more than 50 years, IBC...